GAA Legends Tour series launched by Gaelic Games greats
For the second year, the Bord Gáis Energy GAA Legends Tour series is going online, with fans able to join their heroes, who will give fascinating insights into careers that were packed with brilliant moments.
See below full schedule:
- Noel Lane (Galway) 7 July
- Mickey Linden (Down) 14 July
- Tom Dempsey (Wexford) 21 July
- Declan Browne (Tipperary) 28 July
- Ken McGrath (Waterford) 4 August
- Noelle Healy (Dublin) 11 August
- Tómas Mulcahy (Cork) 18 August
- Seán Boylan (Meath) 25 August
Watch Noel Lane’s Legends’ interview
Tales from Ballinderreen! Our first 2021 the Bord Gáis Energy Legends Tour is here and first up is Galway GAA legend Noel Lane. Listen as Noel discusses his love of hurling, his memories of the great Joe McDonagh and his first time at #CrokePark. Watch the full interview below.
Watch Mickey Linden’s Legends’ interview
The Bord Gáis Energy GAA Legends Tour series is back and this week the Croke Park Museum spoke to Down GAA legend Mickey Linden. A former Footballer of the Year, Mickey Linden wore the Down jersey with distinction for over twenty years, winning All-Ireland medals in 1990 and 1994. Watch the full interview below.
Watch Tom Dempsey’ Legends’ interview
This week the Croke Park Museum sat down with Wexford hurling legend Tom Dempsey. A stalwart of the Wexford hurling team for sixteen seasons, Tom Dempsey won an All-Ireland medal with the Model County in 1996 and was selected as an All-Star that year. The Buffer’s Alley man also won an All-Ireland title with his club in 1989.
Legends 2020 Season
Watch Jamesie O’Connor’s Legends’ interview
Jamesie’s accomplishments are far and wide, winning 2 All-Ireland Senior Hurling titles, 3 Munster Senior titles and an All-Ireland Senior Club championship title. Watch the full interview below;
Watch Steven McDonnell’s Legends’ interview
His football honours are seriously impressive with 1 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship, 7 Ulster Senior Football Championships, 3 All-Star Awards and Footballer of the Year in 2003. To watch the full interview, please click on the YouTube tile below;
Watch Terence ‘Sambo’ McNaughton’s Legends’ interview
Terence’s roll of honour is impressive with 2 All-Ireland Senior B Hurling Championships, 6 Ulster Senior Hurling Championships, 7 Ulster Senior Club Hurling Championships, 8 Antrim Senior Club Hurling Championships, 1 All-Star Award and a GAA Museum Hall of Fame.
Watch Dara Ó Cinnéide’s Legends’ interview
Dara made 54 championship appearances for his beloved Kerry, winning a total of 3 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship titles, 2 National League titles, 2 All-Ireland U-21 Football Championship titles and 8 Munster Senior Football Championship titles. He also captained Kerry to lift the Sam Maguire Cup in 2004.
Watch Eoin Kelly’s Legends’ interview
He has an impressive roll of honours with 2 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championships, 2 National League titles, 5 Munster Senior Hurling Championships and a whopping 6 All-Star Awards. He also captained Tipperary to lift the Liam Maguire Cup in 2010.
Watch Stefan White’s Legends’ interview
He played Gaelic Football with a number of clubs such as O'Connells, Castleblayney Faughs, Clan na Gael, Burren and he finished his career where he began with a second spell with hometown club O'Connells. Watch the full interview below:
Watch Joe Connolly’s Legends’ interview
At 24 years of age, Joe Connolly lifted the Liam McCarthy Cup to win the 1980 All-Ireland hurling final. He delivered one of the most iconic speeches in GAA history when he conducted his speech entirely in Irish until the final lines, when he famously told the Galway supporters, ‘People of Galway, we love you’.
Watch Rena Buckley’s Legends’ interview
She is an inspiration to any young hurler or camogie player, competing as a dual player with Cork in both ladies gaelic football and camogie. Her roll of honours is remarkable in both codes, winning six camogie and football doubles and taking home 11-time All-Ireland Senior Football Championship medals and seven All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship medals with her county.